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WHUT
Oct 1, 2012 7:30am EDT
to deal with extremism in their midst. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> in the u.s. there's an ongoing debate over the limits of free speech highlighted by two recent events. a federal judge in new orleans temporarily blocked a city ordinance that outlaws preaches on bourbon street after dark. it the law bars people from disseminated social religious or political messages on the street between sunset and sunrise. the american civil liberties union filed suit on behalf of a preacher after members of her ministry were arrested. in new york city a prominent egyptian american blogger was arrested after painting over a controversial subway ad that equates jihad with savagery. the hotly debated ad now in several subway stations urges people to defeat jihad and support israel against, quote, the savage. several muslim and interfaith groups have protested the ads. the sponsors insist they are protected by the first amendment. in other news there was more scholary debate this week over the so-called gospel of jesus's wife. an ancient scrap of papyrus a harvard professor says might
PBS
Oct 21, 2012 10:00am PDT
perseverance. and perseverance, character. and character, hope. >>> this week, the u.s. catholic bishops have been urging special prayers for religious liberty. at a mass to open the rosary novena for life and liberty, archbishop william lori said catholics must bring their beliefs to the public square. religion came up briefly at the presidential debate tuesday, when mitt romney made a rare reference to his mormon faith. >> and i believe we're all children of the same god. i believe we have a responsibility to care for one other. i -- i served as a missiony for mchur. i rveds a storn my congregation for about ten years. >>> last week we began a new miniseries we're calling "none of the above," which focuses on the fast-growing number of americans, especially young adults, who say they have no affiliation with any particular religion. we did a joint survey with the pew forum on religion & public life to find out more about these people, who are often called the nones -- that's n-o-n-e-s. oday, kim lawtoneports on the nones and politics, what their influence might be in this year's election an
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> reporter: new orleans' ninth ward is what the u.s. department of agriculture calls a food desert. food deserts are communities with little or no access to healthy food. for the urban poor, here and elsewhere, grocery shopping is often limited to places like this -- higher-priced local convenience stores that are short on fresh healthy food and long on snacks and liquor. the problem extends well beyond new orleans. the agriculture department estimates that 23.5 million americans live in food deserts, more than a quarter of them children. the reason food deserts exist comes down to simple economics. large grocery chains and high-end supermarkets say they don't have enough of a customer base in some neighborhoods to make opening a store profitable. >> there are a lot of different solutions to food deserts and one size doesn't fit all. >> reporter: increasingly though churches and other faith-based organizations are stepping in to help. nat turner's project is called our school at blair grocery, a learning center named after a store that existed on the site before hurricane katrina. his ga
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